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Ben Rees

Company: Ben Rees

Ben Rees of Denehall Wealth Management has spent nearly 10 years working in the investment management sector, both within global banks and smaller niche practices. He is a qualified fund manager holding the Investment Management Certificate (IMC), as well as being a Chartered Financial Planner and Chartered Financial Analyst.;

Mark Hollands

Company:London Money Mark Hollands

Mark Hollands has over 15 years industry experience as a mortgage advisor, national sales manager before joining London Money as a residential & commercial mortgage broker in Central London.;

Mike Jones

Company:Lloyds Mike Jones

Mike Jones is the sales director for the UK's leading lender, Lloyds Banking Group – representing brands including Halifax, Lloyds TSB, Cheltenham and Gloucester and Birmingham Midshires.;

Tom McPhail

Company:Hargreaves Lansdown Tom McPhail

Tom McPhail is a leading commentator on pensions, with broad experience of pensions and investment related issues. He has over twenty years experience in the financial services industry, having started his career at Norwich Union in 1986. Since then he has worked for a small, specialist pensions insurance company, dealing with Sipps, SSASs, Drawdown and group pensions; he has run a pensions business for a large regional IFA company; and has worked as a specialist pensions adviser, giving advice to individuals and companies on pensions issues.;

Vanessa Chance

Company:lv= Vanessa Chance

Vanessa Chance from the UK's largest friendly society LV= has worked in financial services for ten years.;

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